Hamburger Review:Wendy's Bacon & Blue Burger(now with theme song)

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Posted by turboman (8942 posts) -
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#1 Posted by turboman (8942 posts) -
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#2 Posted by TheGremp (2082 posts) -

I love bacon, but I haven't been known to like blue...  So this burger probably isn't for me. 
 
Top notch video content though, duder!

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#3 Posted by buzz_killington (3654 posts) -

Did you immidiately know that it's real or not? Because they keep saying "you know when it's real"...

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#4 Edited by jakob187 (22822 posts) -

Man, the idea of blue cheese on a burger just seems odd.  LOL  I keep seeing this, and for some reason, the advertising makes me feel like I'm un-American if I don't eat it.  Personally, though, I like the Wendy's square patty.  Don't know why, but it's always been nice to me. 
 
Good review, and the structure of the reviews is coming along nicely.

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#5 Posted by JeffGoldblum (3837 posts) -

I concur that is good fast forward music. 
Nice picture quality as well.

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#6 Posted by turboman (8942 posts) -
@JeffGoldblum: thanks, I had my desklight shine in my face, it looked better 
@buzz_killington: The square burgers taste no different from any other fast food restaurant burger... false advertisement 
@jakob187:  @TheGremp: thanks
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#7 Edited by jakob187 (22822 posts) -
@TurboMan: Well, the thing is that Wendy's beef is definitely and totally BEEF, not some soy-mixed bullshit like McDonald's uses.  Even Wendy's Double Stacks and Jr. Bacon's are full beef patties.  That is something I appreciate greatly.  You can definitely tell the difference in the consistency of the beef at Wendy's and any other place.
 
However, you are correct - they lack flavor.  I think they rely too heavily on condiments and additional toppings to flavor their sandwiches.
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#8 Posted by turboman (8942 posts) -

I think I might have just had a bad experience with the luke warm patty.. but I've never been fond with their patty's either way... and I dislike their vegetables and toppings usually.

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#9 Posted by Hot_Karl (3321 posts) -

Yeah! Burger review!
 
I love blue cheese on burgers; I never get it enough. Sounds a bit expensive & less pungent than the normal Blue Cheese burger you can get at a nice (but casual) restaurant, but I'm still interested.

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#10 Posted by ImperiousRix (3095 posts) -

Nice, man.  I DO like burgers, and I appreciate candor on said topic. 
Keep up the good work.

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#11 Posted by turboman (8942 posts) -

Anyone else got around to trying this out yet? 
Next Burger Review suggestions?

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#12 Posted by Hot_Karl (3321 posts) -
@TurboMan said:
" Anyone else got around to trying this out yet? Next Burger Review suggestions? "
What burger places do you have near by you that you can do a taste test with? Burger King, Hardee's, McDonald's & Wendy's obviously, but anywhere else?
 
Oh and though it doesn't technically count as a "burger", I think that you should review the McRib, since it's THE cult favorite sandwich. Not that it's amazing or anything.
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#13 Posted by Brunchies (2501 posts) -

I tried that yesterday mainly because I love Blue cheese on my burgers and it was pretty good, not favorite burger on the menu though. 

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#14 Posted by turboman (8942 posts) -
@VinceNotVance: Not much else besides standard Fast Food chains, no Jack in the Box....  
 
I'm out of school this week, and at home.. might do a small fast food restaurant around here just for fun
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#15 Posted by Skytylz (4126 posts) -

Bleu cheese in burgers rocks, we do it at home sometimes.  Mix some chunks of bleu cheese in with the meet before you grill it, it's awesome.

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#16 Posted by Dalai (7864 posts) -

I had this burger just the other day and I wasn't too impressed. I do think bleu cheese or blue cheese on a burger is a thing of beauty, but Wendy's can't beat the sit-downs. Also, I didn't taste the sauce either.

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#17 Posted by LiquidS (979 posts) -

I'm with you on the no Tomato yes ketchup. 
 
Each review seems to get better and for some unknown reason pretty interesting as well so well done.
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#18 Posted by turboman (8942 posts) -
@Skytylz said:
" Bleu cheese in burgers rocks, we do it at home sometimes.  Mix some chunks of bleu cheese in with the meet before you grill it, it's awesome. "
I want to try this so bad right now.. sounds brilliant
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#19 Posted by ryoma122 (729 posts) -

you can keep the bacon but every thin else sounds kick ass

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